London in 3.5 Days

During my recent Grand Tour of Europe, I spent a whirlwind 3.5-ish days in London. We flew from Salt Lake to London, leaving Utah in the evening of September 2 and arriving in London in the early afternoon of September 3. By the time we took the Heathrow Express into the city and got a... Continue Reading →


The Grand Tour: Two Weeks in Europe, Abbreviated

Hello again, dear reader. The time has finally come to talk about my trip to Europe! As you may imagine, a trip that spanned just over two weeks cannot be sufficiently covered in a single blog post. Over the next few weeks, I’ll talk more in depth about each of my destinations, but for now,... Continue Reading →

New York City: Statue of Liberty

One of the last things we did in New York -- and one of my favorites -- was visit the Statue of Liberty. We saved this for the last day of our trip, and it was one of the things we both really wanted to do. It ended up being one of the highlights of... Continue Reading →

New York City: Food

One of my favorite things about traveling to a new place is being able to try lots of new foods! I love finding restaurants that are unique. (In other words, no McDonald’s when traveling!) Before going to New York I did lots of research on places to eat. I got some killer recommendations and ate... Continue Reading →

New York City: Museums

There are so many museums to visit in New York! I wish we would have had time to see them all. Sadly we didn’t, so we picked two! We went to the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and the 9/11 Memorial Museum. Both were incredible! Lots of the museums in New York (and many other... Continue Reading →

New York City: Broadway

Going to see a show on Broadway is something you absolutely can’t miss when you go to New York. There are always tons of shows playing and lots of ways to get discounted/cheap tickets. If you book early, you can get pretty inexpensive tickets. While I was in New York, I saw Les Misérables. It... Continue Reading →

New York City: Best Free Things

There are so many things to do in a city like New York, and the best part is that a lot of them are FREE! I put together a little list of some of my favorite free things I did while I was in New York City. Central Park - There is so much to... Continue Reading →

New York City: Apps

I don't typically use a lot of apps. I usually keep very few apps on my phone (mainly because I would rather have the storage space for pictures :)). But I ended up using a couple apps in New York that were SUPER helpful. So here are my top 4 apps to use in New York... Continue Reading →

New York City: Lodging and Transportation

A few months ago I saw something on Pinterest that said the cheapest time to book airline tickets is Tuesday at 3pm, 6 weeks before your departure date. I decided to put this to the test when we booked flights to NYC. I checked flight pricing once a week leading up to 6 weeks prior... Continue Reading →

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